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Process Development Associate (JP7813)

Thousand Oaks, CA
Job Title:  Process Development Associate (JP7813)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA. (Onsite Essential)
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: Potency and Characterization
Duration: 2+ years (with likely extensions)
Posting Date: 10/15/20
3 Key Consulting is hiring an Process Development Associate for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.
Job Description:
This position is responsible for developing, qualifying, and transferring state-of-the-art and fit-for-purpose quantitative potency and characterization assays and supporting regulatory submissions.  Responsibilities include:
  • Implementing state-of-the-art and fit-for-purpose analytical methods for: release testing, stability testing, product characterization/optimization, reference standard characterization, and investigations.
  • Providing data to support technical reports for investigations, product and impurity characterization, and regulatory submissions.
  • Generating and analyzing analytical data to support: product development investigations, and regulatory submissions.
  • May contribute to critical analytical development teams (e.g., Product and process development teams, Product quality teams) by providing analytical updates, analytical documentation and data interpretation.
  • Develops and enhances scientific and technical skills.
  • Supporting analytical projects involving method development, qualification, and transfer.
Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • Pipetting Skills.
  • Binding and/or cell-based assay experience.
  • Cell Culturing Experience.
Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Cell culture.
  • Binding assay execution.
  • Cell-based assay execution.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree: 1 years of pharma or biotech industry experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree & 3 to 5 years of pharma or biotech industry experience.
  • Must have Pipetting ,Binding and/or cell-based assay experience, Cell Culturing Experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in cell culture and cell biology techniques for quantitative determination of biological activity of proteins.
  • Experience in cell-based bioassay development (method characterization, qualification, validation, technical transfer).
  • Experience with signal transduction, gene expression, receptor binding and fluorescent probe technologies.
  • Experience in molecular biology techniques to manipulate plasmid constructs for generation of transfected stable cell lines.
  • Detail oriented and excellent documentation skills preferred.
  • Experience with automated liquid handling preferred.
  • Innovation –supports new ideas and initiatives.
  • Client orientation– establishes effective and responsive relationships with all clients.
  • Communication and Interpersonal skills – communicate effectively with others, using appropriate diplomacy and sensitivity; makes others feel respected, valued and understood; works well in teams.
Employee Value Proposition:
Exciting opportunity to work on pipeline projects. Opportunity to work in a bio-assay industry leading lab.
Red Flags:
  • Jumpy job history.
  • Lack of top 3 skills.
Interview process:
Video Skype Panel Interview.
We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com.  If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this particular position, please feel free to take a look at the other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com/careers. You are also welcome to share this opportunity with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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